The Milan Expo's modular Azerbaijan pavilion is wrapped in wavy timber louvers enclosing multiple different biospheres

The Azerbaijan pavilion at Milan Expo 2015 is a three-level structure flanked by wavy timber louvers, constructed from a modular system made out of recyclable materials Read more ...

President Aliyev captures Baku 2015 European Games Flame at Ateshgah

Sunday April 26, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev captured the official flame of the Baku 2015 European Games during a special ceremony that took place in the ancient and sacred temple of Ateshgah, Baku. Also present at the event commemorating the start of the flame’s journey across Baku – The Journey of the Flame - were First Lady and Chair of Baku European Games Organising Committee Merhiban Alieyva and President of the European Olympic Committees Patrick Hickey, along with 150 distinguished guests Read more ...

What to expect at the ADB annual meeting in Baku

A cosmopolitan city known for its vibrant cultural scene, Baku is one of several world capitals that have successfully and seamlessly merged Western and Eastern influences. The oil-rich capital of Azerbaijan, Baku is also the largest and most cosmopolitan city in the Caucasus Read more ...

Dinner reception was hosted on behalf of Ilham Aliyev in honor of participants of the 3rd Global Baku Forum

A dinner reception has been hosted on behalf of President Ilham Aliyev in honor of participants of the 3rd Global Baku Forum. The dinner was attended by President Ilham Aliyev, his wife Mehriban Aliyeva, his daughter Arzu Aliyeva, as well as presidents of Bulgaria and Macedonia, Prime Minister of Malta, former presidents of several countries, public and political figures, experts and specialists Read more ...

Ilham Aliyev attended the opening ceremony of the 3rd Global Baku Forum

The 3rd Global Baku Forum has started in the capital of Azerbaijan. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev attended the opening ceremony of the forum. Organized by the Nizami Ganjavi International Centre in partnership with the State Committee on Work with Diaspora, the forum is titled “Building Trust in the Emerging World Order” Read more ...

Azerbaijani, French presidents mull Karabakh conflict’s settlement

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and French President Francois Hollande met in Baku Apr.25. Hollande arrived in Azerbaijan for a working visit on Apr.24. During the meeting, the sides expressed satisfaction with the current status of bilateral relations and emphasized the dynamic development of relations between the two countries Read more ...

Statement of Mr. Elmar Mammadyarov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan at the 6th meeting of Eastern Partnership Foreign Ministers Meeting

Post-Vilnius developments, unfortunately, brought many challenges to the overall EaP region, including launching of another conflict. All conflicts in the EaP area have undergone the similar scenario and brought the same grave consequences – violation of territorial integrity, occupation and separatism. Now it is high time to demonstrate a unified stance and solidarity towards settlement of all conflicts in the region Read more ...

Ilham Aliyev met with King of Saudi Arabia Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of Saudi Arabia Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of Saudi Arabia Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud welcomed President Ilham Aliyev to his country, and expressed his confidence that the visit will be a success Read more ...

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan on negotiations between the P5+1, the European Union and the Islamic Republic of Iran

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan welcomes the progress on negotiations between the P5+1, the European Union and the Islamic Republic of Iran on the key parameters for a joint Comprehensive Plan of Action Read more ...

Baku World of Mugham Festival celebrates traditional music from Azerbaijan

The fourth edition of the International World of Mugham Festival has come to a close in Baku. One of Azerbaijan’s many forms of folk music, Mugham is a traditional art form that combines classical poetry and musical improvisation, drawing on popular bard melodies, rhythms and performance techniques. The week-long event drew musicians from some 40 different countries Read more ...

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"Geopolitics in the Caspian: US-Azerbaijan Partnership" Conference hosted by the Washington Times at the Capitol Hill Cl

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25 years since the tragedy of January 20, 1990

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Festive celebration of Azerbaijani culture at the State Department's famed Dean Acheson Auditorium co-hosted by the Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) and the Embassy of Azerbaijan

Festive celebration of Azerbaijani culture at the State Department's famed Dean Acheson Auditorium co-hosted by the Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) and the Embassy of Azerbaijan

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Due to the Novruz holidays the Consular Section will be closed from March 23, 2015 till March 25, 2015. The Consular Section will resume normal working day on March 25, 2015.

Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov: UN Security Council tenure broadens Azerbaijan’s experience

Shortly after Azerbaijan’s election to the United Nations Security Council as a non-permanent member, President Ilham Aliyev declared that his nation’s priorities would be to promote the ideals of justice and supremacy of international law enshrined in the U.N. Charter Read more ...